It was at the age of 56 I sat in a classroom for advanced theology track in Ft. Worth, Texas. With much younger men and women (pastors and would-be counselors) to my right and to my left, I gripped my pen and fixed my mind on every word coming from the front of the room. […]Read More It Was a Busy Time But it Was The Best of Times
Monday will be my 61st birthday. I’m sharing my writing from 2020. Thoughts on my Upcoming Birthday My writing desk today is a wooden table with a spectacular view. While nestled in the mountains of Van Buren County, the blue skies and gentle breeze affords me a quiet setting for reflection. The country road to […]Read More Peace Reigns in my Soul
As a wife, mother, and grandmother, I take seriously those opportunities God affords to serve my family. I strongly agree with Martha Peace who writes “God’s will for every Christian wife is that her most important ministry be to her husband (Genesis 2:18).” Aside from my husband and family, I am best able to serve […]Read More What’s on the Horizon?
Pumpkins, gourds, and autumn foliage colored my recent days with thoughts of past generations. And, as my calendar flips from October to November, I reminisce this morning of holidays past. Thoughts of seasons filled with cinnamon-infused cider, bowls dredged in flour, wooden spoons dripping in corn syrup, and butter-smeared glass cups conjure family memories worthy […]Read More The Flip of the Calendar
It’s been a week of ups and downs and some days felt as if they were circling round and round. God blessed with personal ministry opportunities, as well as time for reading and writing. I’m wrapping up the week reflecting on my takeaway from my pastor’s sermon. I’ve had these on my desk since Sunday: […]Read More Reflections
If you know me, you know I am unashamedly a conservative Southern Baptist. Most of the year, you can find me teaching Christian theology classes and leading Bible studies at First Baptist Church. In 2016, I began a formal pursuit of biblical knowledge so I might better serve Christ’s church. It was not far into […]Read More The Journey Continues